Hodgman Govt Listens To Concerns Of The Building Industry

Hodgman Govt Listens To Concerns Of The Building Industry

12 July 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer Supporting Tasmania’s Building Industry Victor P Taffa Today and over the past week I have met with and carefully listened to representatives of Tasmania’s building industry, including building surveyors, to discuss the impact of rising insurance costs, Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer said. “Since taking […]

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Queensland Industrial Relations Commission Gains 4 New Appointments

Queensland Industrial Relations Commission Gains 4 New Appointments

07 July 2019

Queensland Minister for Industrial Relations Grace Grace 4 New Appointments To Queensland Industrial Relations Commission Victor P Taffa Minister for Industrial Relations Grace Grace has announced the appointment of 4 new commissioners to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC). Minister Grace said the Governor-in-Council had approved the appointment of John Cornelius Dwyer, Catherine Marie Hartigan, […]

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Dwelling Approvals Up 14 % For Year To May 2019

Dwelling Approvals Up 14 % For Year To May 2019

06 July 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Elise Archer Tasmania’s Housing And Construction Industry Remains Strong Victor P Taffa It is fantastic to see the latest ABS figures released today, confirming Tasmania has the strongest growth in the number of dwelling approvals in Australia, Minister Archer said. “Demonstrating the Hodgman Government’s plan to support the building […]

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Dwellings Approvals Down 0.5 % In May 2019

Dwellings Approvals Down 0.5 % In May 2019

04 July 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Fall In May Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved in Australia fell by 0.5 % in May, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Overall decrease was driven by a decline in private sector houses, which fell 1.3 % in […]

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Engineering Construction Up 24 % For Year To March 2019

Engineering Construction Up 24 % For Year To March 2019

26 June 2019

Tasmania Minister for Infrastructure Jeremy Rockliff Huge Growth In Engineering Construction Victor P Taffa Australian Bureau of Statistics has released today its engineering construction activity for the March 2019 quarter. Over the year to March 2019 quarter, engineering construction work done, grew 24 % compared to the March 2018 quarter, in real trend terms, which […]

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Hotel Rottnest Redevelopment Gets Underway

Hotel Rottnest Redevelopment Gets Underway

19 June 2019

Western Australia Minister for Tourism Paul Papalia Construction Begins On Hotel Rottnest Revamp Victor P Taffa Hotel Rottnest redevelopment construction breaks ground More than 80 workers employed on site Record numbers continue with 135,000 visitors in April and May 9 % increase in April and 17.5 % increase in May compared to the same months […]

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Hodgman Govt Announces Upgrade Of 2 Housing Projects

Hodgman Govt Announces Upgrade Of 2 Housing Projects

11 June 2019

Tasmania Minister for Housing Roger Jaensch Tenders Open For 2 Important Housing Projects Victor P Taffa Tenders for the construction of 2 important housing projects have been advertised, Minister for Housing Roger Jaensch said. “Our Wirksworth development is a key Government initiative in Tasmania’s Affordable Housing Action Plan 2019-2023.” Minister Jaensch said. Wirksworth Facility Wirksworth […]

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Tasmania Dwelling Approvals For April 2019 Up 14 % In 12 Months

Tasmania Dwelling Approvals For April 2019 Up 14 % In 12 Months

02 June 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Sarah Courtney Tasmania Continues To Lead Nation For Building Approvals Victor P Taffa Release of ABS data today shows the total number of dwellings approved in Tasmania grew by 14 % in April 2019, compared to April 2018, in trend terms. “We have again recorded the strongest growth in […]

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Mick Allen Appointed Rockhampton Manufacturing Hub Coordinator By Minister

Mick Allen Appointed Rockhampton Manufacturing Hub Coordinator By Minister

27 May 2019

Queensland Minister for Manufacturing Cameron Dick New Coordinator For Rockhampton Manufacturing Hub Victor P Taffa Rockhampton’s manufacturing future is looking bright, with a hub coordinator, a skills development and training officer, and a project support officer hired to staff the Palaszczuk Government’s new $10 Million manufacturing hub. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning […]

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Industrial Lands Authority Focuses On Meridian Park

Industrial Lands Authority Focuses On Meridian Park

25 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Lands Ben Wyatt Sweet Smell Of Success As Baker Moves To Meridian Park Victor P Taffa McGowan Government invests in modern industrial estates to drive economic growth and jobs Local business chooses fully serviced lots at Meridian Park for expansion plans Neerabup Industrial Area to provide up to 20,000 direct and […]

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CCAA-Tas 2019 Innovation Awards Winners Congratulated By Minister

CCAA-Tas 2019 Innovation Awards Winners Congratulated By Minister

25 May 2019

Tasmania Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney CCAA-Tas 2019 Innovation Awards Winners Victor P Taffa Cement, Concrete and Aggregates Association (CCAA) Tasmanian branch Innovation Awards celebrate the best ideas and initiatives from across the construction materials industry in Tasmania. Awards recognise industry excellence in environmental management, health and safety and community engagement and workplace diversity and […]

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Non-Residential Construction Work Done Up 9.0 % In March Quarter 2019

Non-Residential Construction Work Done Up 9.0 % In March Quarter 2019

23 May 2019

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet Construction Boom Adding Thousands Of Jobs Victor P Taffa Treasurer Dominic Perrottet today said new data from the ABS showed construction across New South Wales continued to boom, helping to drive economic growth and create jobs. Value of non-residential construction work done has risen by 24.4 % through the […]

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Value Of Construction And Building Up 15.3 % Year To March 2019 Quarter

Value Of Construction And Building Up 15.3 % Year To March 2019 Quarter

22 May 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Sarah Courtney Tasmanian Construction And Building Industry Leads The Nation Victor P Taffa According to the latest ABS figures released today, Tasmania recorded the strongest growth in the construction and building sector in the year to March 2019. “This is fantastic news, and confirms the Hodgman Government’s initiatives to […]

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Food And Beverage Exporter To Expand In Victoria With New Facility

Food And Beverage Exporter To Expand In Victoria With New Facility

10 May 2019

Victoria Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes Retail Pioneer Expands Victorian Operations Victor P Taffa One of Australia’s most successful food and beverage exporters is set to expand in Victoria, with Lawand Trade opening a new facility. Minister for Agriculture Jaclyn Symes today officially opened and toured Lawand Trade’s new warehouse facility in Westmeadows, which will […]

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Monarto Zoo Offers 25 Civil Construction Traineeships

Monarto Zoo Offers 25 Civil Construction Traineeships

08 May 2019

South Australia Minister for Innovation and Skills David Pisoni Monarto Zoo Supporting Civil Construction Careers Victor P Taffa 25 job seekers will gain civil construction traineeships through an innovative training project involving the Wild Africa expansion project at Monarto Zoo. Minister for Innovation and Skills, David Pisoni, who is visiting the Murraylands today, said the […]

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$8.4 Million Skills Training Package In Northern Territory Budget 2019

$8.4 Million Skills Training Package In Northern Territory Budget 2019

07 May 2019

Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison Putting Territorians First By Investing In Skills Training Victor P Taffa Budget 2019 will prepare Territorians for the jobs of tomorrow through a new skills training and infrastructure package: Territory Workforce 4.0. Treasurer Nicole Manison today announced $8.4 Million over 2 years for Territory Workforce 4.0. “Territory Government is putting […]

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Jobs And Skills Centre Opens In Bunbury

Jobs And Skills Centre Opens In Bunbury

06 May 2019

Western Australia Minister for Education and Training Sue Ellery State-Of-The-Art Jobs And Skills Centre Opens In Bunbury Victor P Taffa New Jobs and Skills Centre launched in Bunbury Centre to address unemployment and workforce needs in the South-West $500,000 state-of-the-art facilities Minister for Education and Training Sue Ellery today launched the new Bunbury Jobs and […]

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Dwelling Approvals Down By 0.6 % In March 2019

Dwelling Approvals Down By 0.6 % In March 2019

03 May 2019

Australian Bureau Of Statistics Dwelling Approvals Fall In March Victor P Taffa Number of dwellings approved in Australia fell by 0.6 % in March 2019, in trend terms, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. “Overall decrease was driven by private sector houses, which declined 1.4 % in trend terms.” […]

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Four’N Twenty Pies Soon To Be Served Up In Japan

Four’N Twenty Pies Soon To Be Served Up In Japan

22 April 2019

Victoria Minister for Jobs Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula Serving Up Four’N Twenty Pies In Japan Victor P Taffa Iconic Victorian Four’N Twenty meat pies will soon be on supermarket shelves in Japan thanks to support from the Andrews Government. “Japan is a long-time partner and friend of Victoria and it’s great to be able […]

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Dwelling Units Completed In December Quarter 2018 Up 31 % On Previous Year

Dwelling Units Completed In December Quarter 2018 Up 31 % On Previous Year

11 April 2019

Tasmania Minister for Building and Construction Sarah Courtney Strong Growth In Tasmanian Building Activity Continues Victor P Taffa Building Activity data released today by the ABS confirms that the strong growth in the number of dwellings being built in Tasmania is continuing. Data shows that Tasmania experienced the highest growth rate in the nation for […]

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